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Dysphagia: The Team Approach to Best Practice – New CE From PDResources

13 Jun

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Dysphagia is a widespread problem in the elderly today, increasing daily with the aging population. Because it can lead to dehydration, malnutrition, pneumonia and other severe complications, it is important to understand how you can best help.

DysphagiaDysphagia: The Team Approach to Best Practice is a new 1-hour online continuing education (CE) course that focuses on the interdisciplinary team approach to identifying, treating and managing dysphagia. Topics covered include the swallowing process, types of dysphagia, risk factors, signs and symptoms, how dysphagia affects the body, screening and assessment, roles of the interdisciplinary team, nutrition, and treatment options. Course #11-01 | 2016 | 23 pages | 10 posttest questions

CE Credit: 1 Hour
Learning Level: Introductory
Price: $14

Click Here to Enroll Now!

This online course provides instant access to the course materials (PDF download) and CE test. After enrolling, click on My Account and scroll down to My Active Courses. From here you’ll see links to download/print the course materials and take the CE test (you can print the test to mark your answers on it while reading the course document).

Successful completion of the online CE test (80% required to pass, 3 chances to take) and course evaluation are required to earn a certificate of completion. Click here to learn more.

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Professional Development Resources is approved to offer continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB); the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA); the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR); the Alabama State Board of Occupational Therapy; the Florida Boards of Social Work, Mental Health Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy, Dietetics & Nutrition, and Occupational Therapy Practice; the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & MFT Board; and the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners.

 

 

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